6th Annual Taste of Bressi

by The Editors on January 11, 2017

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Carlsbad, along with George and Meryl Young, are pleased to present the 6th Annual Taste of Bressi on March 11, 2017. Prepare for an afternoon filled with craft beers, premium wines, food, live music, and more. Local vendors will be providing tastings of signature dishes and beverages, while guests soak up the sounds of Fetchez La Vache, and Naked Saturdays Band.

For the complete details, please follow the jump.

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Guitarist Steph Johnson At MoMM

by The Editors on January 7, 2017

Vocalist and guitarist Steph Johnson and her all-star band return to Carlsbad’s Museum of Making Music for a concert and VIP Party on Saturday, January 14, 2017.

Steph’s blend of soul, jazz, funk, and blues captures your attention from the first note. She is a 2011 San Diego Music Awards Best Jazz Artist nominee and winner of the 2010 San Diego Music Award for Best Jazz Album. Her rare panoramic talent, community engagement and dynamic personality have contributed to her prominent place in the San Diego music scene.

Steph, who recently released her 4th studio album, Music is Art, with GRAMMY Award-winning producer Kamau Kenyatta, will be joined by some of San Diego’s finest musicians – GRAMMY winning trumpet player Curtis Taylor, Gregory Moore (guitarist for Earth, Wind and Fire), Tonga Ross-Ma’u (keys), Rob Thorsen (bass) and Richard Sellers (drums).

The concert is preceded by a VIP Party that includes a meet & greet with Steph and the band, live sets by DJ Sachamo, complimentary wine, beer, food and other surprises.

Tickets to this event are: $40 – VIP Party + Concert $20 – Concert Only and can be purchased by clicking this link.

[Link: Museum of Making Music]

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Alana Banana At Museum Of Making Music

by The Editors on December 8, 2016

Kids and families are invited to an amazing music party at Carlsbad’s Museum Of Making Music on Saturday, December 10, 2016. The event is celebrating The Alana Banana Show Album, a collection of fun songs and tunes from The Alana Banana Show.

Alana inspires children’s imaginations through music and dance. Join her and her friends on an adventure you won’t soon forget. They’ll remind you that anything is possible. . . Ever since she was a little girl Alana Banana has loved to sing and dance. Her energy is uplifting; you’ll find yourself humming and tapping along to her unique blend of folk, rock and soul.  What’s even more special is the way she relates to the kids.  With a big imagination, and an even bigger heart, Alana Banana brings out the very best in all her friends.  

This music party includes a live performance by Alana Banana, coloring station, videos from the show, and a look at Alana’s new interactive app! This event is $5 for children; $3 for adults. Museum Family Members receive FREE admission! Please RSVP by calling (760) 304-5844 or click here for more info.

[Link: Museum of Making Music]

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Carlsbad Is So Nice This Time Of Year

by The Editors on December 6, 2016

“The next bus is coming down.” Just a little reminder from Montreal, Canada of how nice it is to live in sunny, warm, Carlsbad, California. Yes, it is hard to believe people can live anywhere else, isn’t it?

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Señor Grubby’s Community Christmas Party

by The Editors on December 5, 2016

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Señor Grubby’s is holding their 5th Annual Community Christmas Party to benefit American Relief Organization’s program, ‘Got Your Back San Diego’, taking place on Wednesday, December 14, 2016 from 6-10pm. There will be raffles, entertainment, swag bags with goodies & event t-shirts designed by Ray Goudey for the first 100 guests. All the fun is to raise money, food & awareness for ‘Got Your Back’.

Señor Grubby’s is located at 377 Carlsbad Village Drive, in Carlsbad, California. Som snow may be in the forecast. Follow the jump for all the details.

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Village Faire Christmas Tree Lighting

by The Editors on December 4, 2016

 

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Sunday afternoon, December 4, 2016 the community of Carlsbad Village gathered at the Village Faire shopping center at the corner of Carlsbad Village Drive and Carlsbad Boulevard for the annual Rotary Christmas Tree Lighting.

There were cookies, Christmas carolers, Christmas tree ornament making for the kids, and performances by the Carlsbad High School Lancer Dancers.

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The 1940s Radio Hour Tonight At NVA

by The Editors on December 1, 2016

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Tonight, Carlsbad Village’s New Village Arts Theatre is running a pay-what-you-can preview of their new show The 1940s Radio Hour.

It’s December 1942, and New York’s little-radio-station-that-could, WOV, is about to air its final broadcast of the holiday-themed Mutual Manhattan Variety Cavalcade. That’s the setting for The 1940’s Radio Hour, a timeless play full of classic tunes sung in four- and five-part harmony. With its dance routines, swinging music — including “Ain’t She Sweet,” “Blue Moon,” “You Go to My Head” and “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” — and beloved cast of characters, Radio Hour is a perfect holiday treat.

Tonight’s preview is at 8 PM. For more info, click the link. The New Village Arts Theatre is located at 2787 State Street in Carlsbad, California. If you prefer the phone, please call the box office at (760) 433-3245.

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Cards For The Boys & Girls Clubs

by The Editors on November 29, 2016

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Boys & Girls Club CEO Brad Holland, Celebrity Host Maria Ho, Title Sponsor Greg McTaggart of Christian Credit Counselors, and Tournament Director Rob Holzman (photo courtesy Louise Donahue).

The La Costa 35 Athletic Club, a local nonprofit organization, hosted its 6th Annual Texas Hold ‘Em Poker Tournament on November 12, benefiting the Boys & Girls Clubs of Carlsbad. The LC35 Athletic Club was formed in 1984 to promote friendly competition, good sportsmanship, and a social outlet for its members – Carlsbad residents aged 35 and older.

“The move to Rancho Santa Fe Motor Club with catering from Bushfire Kitchen and Major Events added to the atmosphere. And professional poker player and TV personality Maria Ho made the event even more unique and entertaining,” said Tournament Director Rob Holzman. “There were 26 poker tables, nearly 250 players, and net proceeds of over $55,000 for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Carlsbad – an all-time record!”

For the official word from the Boys and Girls Clubs of Carlsbad, please follow the jump.

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SV Bella Luna 8: Bahamas to Baltimore

by The Editors on November 14, 2016

Paul gets up late for his morning watch after a night of no sleep while piloting the SV Bella Luna North toward Baltimore. Lot of open ocean, a couple ships passing in the night, a 64 foot high bridge and a 63.5 foot tall mast, and a long cruise through the Intercoastal Waterway for an emotion reunion with the rest of the SV Bella Luna.

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Lancer Dancer’s 2016 Holiday Showcase

by The Editors on November 14, 2016

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Carlsbad High School’s 11-time National Champion varsity dance team, the Lancer Dancers, will be performing in their annual holiday dance Showcase Thursday, December 8 through Saturday, December 10, 2016 on campus at the Carlsbad Cultural Arts Center. The shows begin at 7 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and a Saturday matinee is also offered at 2 p.m.

“This special annual program is a great opportunity for family, friends and the community to experience firsthand the elite level of talent the Lancer Dancers work so diligently to achieve,” said Lancer Dancers Booster Club President, Jen Cervantes, whose daughter is on the team. “The girls have been working very hard in recent months to perfect their own routines and refine the choreography for the Junior Lancer Dancers in preparation for Showcase.”

Tickets go on sale Thursday, November 17, 2016 for $15. To buy tickets click here, or follow the jump for all the details.

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